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Enlisted Recognition Program (Airman of the Quarter 1st)
(Air Force Reserve)

Award Cat: Amn
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LEADERSHIP AND JOB PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY DUTY: 
- Outstanding team player! Apprentice technician at {###} Job Control helpdesk; with a CAN DO ATTITUDE!
  -- Recognized member of AFRC’s “Communication and Information General Edwin W. Rawlings Team Award”
  -- Researched/corrected network connectivity issue to 3 computers; gaining valuable LAN/Internet/email access
  -- Installed/relocated two LAN drops; accomplished in only 1 day; providing much needed network connectivity
  -- Identified/resolved major network issue to mission critical printer; allowing 21 key documents to be printed
- Eagerly pursed all training opportunities; engaged in cutting edge tactical deployable communication training
  -- Quickly mastered operating procedures for portable satellite communication system; 3 months, half the time
  -- Combat Ready! Unselfishly volunteered to participate in ATSO Training at Volk Field, WI (29 Mar - 3 Apr)
- Pro-active! Took charge in learning/organizing/enhancing two key additional duties/programs; raising the bar!
  -- Equipment Custodian; inventoried 28 pieces of mission essential equipment; ensuring LOGMOD is accurate
  -- Emergency Readiness Response Coordinator; learned/trained to be a major/key player in mobilizing unit
- Respects military customs/courtesies! Recently enrolled as distinguished member of {###} ARW Honor Guard
  -- Dress for success; obtained/tailored formal military dress uniform; projecting a professional military image
  -- Preparing/gaining knowledge; on personal time, acquired/read/studied AFMAN 36-2805, Drill & Ceremony
- Key participant in re-organizing {###} CF building; ensuring most efficient/productive use of work space
  -- {###}CF relocated to new blding; providing additional 800 sq ft; moved furniture/PCs/printers; all in 1 day
- Honors 20 yrs of service; provided valuable help in organizing/setting up tables/food for retirement ceremony
- Reliable/dependable! Takes initiative to clean/organize work center every UTA; leaving unit inspection order
- Embraces/endorses/promotes fitness! Always participates in unit's Physical Training program every UTA
  -- Extremely active/energetic/enthusiastic in all sporting activities; giving 110 percent; definitely a team player!
- Responsible! Always attends all wing/unit scheduled meeting/appointments; no reminder/follow-up needed

SIGNIFICANT SELF-IMPROVEMENT:
- Actively studying/learning "Computer/Network/Crypto/Switch Systems (CNCS)", 2E251; on off-duty time
- True leadership! {###}ARW first executive council secretary of newly created "First Six - Enlisted Council"
  -- Organized; responsible for key administration; maintaining membership; notification/distribution of minutes
- Best public relations! Active committee mbr of {###}ARW's outstanding Black Heritage Month (12 Feb 05)
  -- Orchestrated attendance/participation of Historical Interpreters/Tuskegee Airman to base expo/formal dinner
  -- Tireless efforts guaranteed dinner function was huge success; hostess/spokesperson/prepared/cleaned up

BASE OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
- Volunteers! Extremely energetic member of 4th FW's Airman Against Drunk Driving (AADD) on UTAs
  -- Manages/staffs AADD helpdesk on UTAs/drives individuals home; works till 03:00/reports to duty next day
  -- Advertising; distributed over 125 AADD business cards at main gate, informing/educating services/phone no
- Dedicated/committed to participating in autism workshops; unselfishly volunteers in all fund raising activities
  -- Spends countless hours educating herself on disability; in hopes of finding a cure/helping autistic 4 yr old son
- Designed/developed/presented Lantern Inn with {###}CF plaque for support/service with Christmas party (Jan)

NOTE:

  Air Force Reserve and Guard writing styles differ considerably to Active Duty, mainly do to AD constant changing political environment (IMHO).  I like this.  The writer has improved their writing style since the 04 award examples.  It flows very smoothly.  There are some acronyms that are AFR/AFG common.  As well as the use of dates for UTAs.  Besides that, it has good cause and effect/action-impact writing.  The only problem I seen was a small numbering problem.  That was due to the lack of space to write out; "three".


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